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Forum: Growing out 04-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By MIA1487
Have you looked at your diet? are you eating...

Have you looked at your diet?
are you eating enough veggies and protein?

Another thing maybe you could try is protective styling (keeping your hair in buns or tucked ponytails) to lower...
Forum: Growing out 04-15-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By MIA1487
single strand knots are typical in type 4 hair...

single strand knots are typical in type 4 hair especially. It is natural and something you just cant get rid of. But other users mentioned how to minimize it.
Forum: Growing out 04-15-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By MIA1487
I love braidouts, but my hair looks much more...

I love braidouts, but my hair looks much more defined than the pic of braidout you are showing. Do you not add any product in your hair?
Forum: Growing out 04-15-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By MIA1487
That is impossible since natural hair(mostly...

That is impossible since natural hair(mostly type4) grows UP and not down.

So therefore a woman can have butt length hair but in it's natural state it will be up.

Look at the biggest fro in the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-01-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By MIA1487
Curly perm safe?

I wanted to know the ingredients in a perm to make your hair curly?
I wanted to get a permanent curly perm(like 4b or 4a curl stretched in a wash and go style). So i don't have to do my hair all the...
Forum: 4 03-03-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By MIA1487
I can't tell between 4b and 4c, to me it's pretty...

I can't tell between 4b and 4c, to me it's pretty much the same. That's why i always claim 4b/4c texture. If i look for tips i always listen more to 4c groups than any on youtube (i do listen to...
Forum: Transitioning 02-04-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By MIA1487
oil oil oil is your best friend(especially jojoba...

oil oil oil is your best friend(especially jojoba oil)

just add oil and the knots slip out like butter

At least that is how it is for me, and I have long 4b/4c hair.

I didn't even know oil...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By MIA1487
Does the Rain Ruin your Stretched style when your hair is Oily?

I notice that when my hair is fully dryed or just light 80-90% dryed and add generous amount of oil(mostly jojoba oil, castor oil, and grapeseed oil) to my hair whenever it's a rainy day (as long as...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By MIA1487
Well I add grapeseed oil too on top of the acv...

Well I add grapeseed oil too on top of the acv water.
The blowdryer actually dries the water (about 90% to keep it stretched not 100% dry) that I applied to the hair just before. I'm just stretching...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By MIA1487
I notice a lot of type 4's use gel for edges. I...

I notice a lot of type 4's use gel for edges. I never understood this since the rest of your hair didn't match the way the gel made the texture. So I never used gel, plus I like that my edges match...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By MIA1487
Question HAVE YOU TRIED THIS?BLOW DRY TO STRETCH and FLUFF a BRAIDOUT?

Ok after washing my hair, i do a braidout. As usual the braidout comes out really defined etc. But it is limp and not big. So what I did was use a blowdryer with a diffuser attached. (Before...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-11-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By MIA1487
OHHHH OK that is probably it! I didn't dilute the...

OHHHH OK that is probably it! I didn't dilute the ACV. I thought not diluting it would make it better at cleaning the scalp. Next time i'll dilute and then shampoo my hair afterwords.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-10-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By MIA1487
Apple cider vinegar wash cause more oil in scalp?

For the first time I used Apple Cider Vinegar alone to wash my hair(4c texture)
I noticed that the oil production from my scalp came back with a vengeance after usage.
My hair was clean for the...
Forum: 4 01-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By MIA1487
Apple cider vinegar wash cause more oil in scalp?

For the first time I used Apple Cider Vinegar alone to wash my hair(4c texture)
I noticed that the oil production from my scalp came back with a vengeance after usage.
My hair was clean for the...
Forum: 4 12-12-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By MIA1487
I detangle outside the shower because it takes so...

I detangle outside the shower because it takes so long. I have a lot of hair and it's thick.
After I wash (or clarify my hair), I apply deep conditioner (outside of the shower) and detangle the hair...
Forum: 4 12-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By MIA1487
Natural oasis product reviews

OK, I'm a natural, been natural 4b/4c for a very long time, just came across a product online that I notice is only carried in Maryland DC or around there(where I don't live). I ordered it online....
Forum: Low Porosity 10-30-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,692
Posted By MIA1487
This works for me too!! I'm 4b/4c with low...

This works for me too!! I'm 4b/4c with low porosity hair and if I spritz my hair with water before adding any leave in, the water has to be warm, it can't be cold or even cool. I found this out...
Forum: 4 10-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By MIA1487
Shea moisture doesn't work for me well either. ...

Shea moisture doesn't work for me well either. But then again I haven't tried the entire line, so I shouldn't speak too soon
Forum: 4 10-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By MIA1487
If you are that fearful of damage take it down!...

If you are that fearful of damage take it down! and have another person do it for you but tell them in advance that you don't want it tightly braided and to use a wide tooth comb. Another thing you...
Forum: 4 10-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By MIA1487
Well wash and go's don't look right on Kinky...

Well wash and go's don't look right on Kinky hair. It just doesn't. It doesn't look right on any hair type(imo) but we are talking about kinky hair right now.
The reason I say this, is because it...
Forum: 4 10-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By MIA1487
In my opinion doing a protective style for over 1...

In my opinion doing a protective style for over 1 week you should expect and accept frizz, it's apart of having curly hair. So if you embrace your curls, you should embrace the frizz as well.
If on...
Forum: 4 10-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By MIA1487
No it's not about negative connotations of curls,...

No it's not about negative connotations of curls, but I've noticed people that are typically against hair typing, aren't really against the "typing" per say, but how people misuse this information to...
Forum: 4 10-15-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By MIA1487
Agreed Hair typing does help..but again it's...

Agreed Hair typing does help..but again it's always good to venture out and explore other hair types because sometimes they may have good tips.
Forum: 4 10-14-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By MIA1487
Marketing and racial stereotypes are a lot to...

Marketing and racial stereotypes are a lot to blame.

When I joined this site first time round people were still blinkered by that. So you would get people wondering if they had type 4 why hair...
Forum: 4 10-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By MIA1487
Does Hair Typing really work?

I use to come here for any new ideas or tips (or products) that work for my particular hair texture(not anymore since the new change). Now I think it's nothing wrong with hair typing simply because...
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